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War and Peace
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  • The countess’ eyes filled with tears and she pondered in silence.
  • He had begun to think of the last station and was still pondering on the same question—one so important that he took no notice of what went on around him.
  • The princess pondered awhile with a thoughtful smile and her luminous eyes lit up so that her face was entirely transformed.
  • The third company was the last, and Kutuzov pondered, apparently trying to recollect something.
  • Letting her arms fall helplessly, she sat with downcast eyes and pondered.
  • Again he pondered.
  • Rostov pondered.
  • For a long while after he had gone, Pierre did not go to bed or order horses but paced up and down the room, pondering over his vicious past, and with a rapturous sense of beginning anew pictured to himself the blissful, irreproachable, virtuous future that seemed to him so easy.
  • She sat behind the bookcase with her eyes fixed on a streak of light escaping from the pantry door and listened to herself and pondered.
  • Pierre pondered over these broadsheets.
  • Bilibin wrinkled up the skin over his eyebrows and pondered, with a smile on his lips.
  • Natasha stepped up to the window and pondered.
  • At that moment Berg drew out his handkerchief as if to blow his nose and, seeing the knot in it, pondered, shaking his head sadly and significantly.
  • Prince Andrew again pondered as if trying to remember something.
  • "Platon Karataev?" he repeated, and pondered, evidently sincerely trying to imagine Karataev’s opinion on the subject.
  • Having inspected the country opposite the Shevardino Redoubt, Napoleon pondered a little in silence and then indicated the spots where two batteries should be set up by the morrow to act against the Russian entrenchments, and the places where, in line with them, the field artillery should be placed.
  • "I’d pray awhile to one, ponder awhile, then go on to another.

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  • We pondered our fate.

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